[LINK] The stupid country
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Source: THE NET NEWS
From Alan Farrelly
October 9, 2000
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THE STUPID COUNTRY
A report from the OECD has ranked Australia at the bottom of 18 Western
nations in the size of its information technology and communications sector.
Australia's output on IT and communications goods and services accounts for
4.1%, barely half the OECD average of 7.4%. The report, Science, Technology
and Industry Outlook 2000, provides new information on the importance of
science and innovation in economic performance. See
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On Aboriginal Policy
"And if governments will not act, then this is a matter on which
people must act to secure a government that will.The dignity and
self esteem of Australia at some point will demand it."
Malcolm Fraser 24 Aug 2000